Near to Mexico City lies the unmissable - and enormous - pre-Aztec site of San Juan Teotihuacán.

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Key Stats

Flight from London London

11:30 hrs

Time Difference

GMT -6 hrs

This UNESCO world heritage site is just over an hour's drive from Mexico city, making it a must visit in our eyes. Due to its accessibility it has become somewhat of a commercial tourist hotspot, however the impressive Piramide del Sol, and Piramide de la Luna warrant battling the crowds in high season.

Archaeologists date the ancient city back to 100BC, with construction continuing through to 250AD. At its peak, it is believed that Teotihuacan was the largest city in pre-Columbian America, and the sixth largest settlement in the world.

Explore the impressive pre-Aztec pyramids of the Sun and Moon, as well as the Temple of Quetzalcoatl, and stop at the holiest place of Catholic worship in Latin America, the shrine of Guadalupe. Teotihuacan remained a site of Aztec pilgrimage for centuries after its collapse in the 8th century, and even in its present day state, it's clear to see why.


Where to stay

The Condesa

The Condesa

The Condesa is a stylish design hotel where all the furniture is individually crafted for each individual space.

Four Seasons Mexico City, luxury hotel in Mexico

Four Seasons Mexico City

The Four Seasons in Mexico City is ideally situated on the Paseo de la Reforma, near Chapultepec Park, the National Museum of Anthropology and History, shopping and residential areas.

Las Alcobas

Las Alcobas

Located in the fashionable district of Polanco, Las Alcobas is one of Mexico City’s newest and trendiest boutique hotels, surrounded by designer shops, restaurants and nightclubs.

St Regis Mexico City

St Regis Mexico City

Overlooking the Pasea de la Reforma in the heart of Mexico City, the St Regis Mexico City sits within the 31 storey Torre Libertad, designed by revered architect Cesar Pelli.

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